Masses of modulation and an innovative sequencer make the Mono much more than just another monosynth.
Erica’s Black Sequencer combines ambitious functionality with some of the best knobs money can buy.
True to form, Teenage Engineering’s approach to modular synthesis is about as idiosyncratic as it gets.
The original Chord module, reviewed in SOS February 2017 by Jyoti Mishra, offered an excellent way to get polyphony and, more...
If you're looking to embark on a cut-price acid odyssey, look no further...
The latest model in Korg's unstoppable Volca range offers a typically idiosyncratic approach to drum synthesis.
Stuck in a synthesis rut? Tired of patching the same old sounds? Analogue Solutions have got just the thing...
Always unconventional, Teenage Engineering's latest instrument is a battery-powered multimedia studio that will fit in your pocket.
The Medusa combines analogue and digital, synthesizer and sequencer — and even throws in a controller for good measure.
Elektron’s latest compact groove station takes a welcome new look at FM.
Thanks to Korg, it’s once again possible to walk into a shop and buy a brand-new, full-size ARP Odyssey.
Could a mash-up of Novation’s Circuit and Bass Station II with a pinch of modular connectivity be the perfect recipe for the modern monosynth?
The LEP LepLoop takes a decidedly unconventional approach to the groovebox format.
When it comes to FM synthesis, Korg’s little Volca is thinking big.
Novation’s new groovebox, sequencer and performance instrument could be this year’s essential synth accessory.
Two more iOS apps reviewed: Futronica SAMMI Synth Multi-instrument • Xynthesizr Synth & Sequencer.
Not a company to do things by half, Elektron have combined their first analogue synth with an incredibly versatile sequencer.
Storm, the French software studio from virtual-instrument creators Arturia, keeps on improving. We check out version 3.
2002 saw the release of the Evolver, a quirky hybrid analogue/digital synth and sequencer from Sequential synth pioneer Dave Smith. Now he continues his renaissance with a four-voice polyphonic version that integrates neatly with the original.
With pattern-based sequencing, plenty of presets and a powerful analogue-style synth, Cakewalk's affordable soft studio package could be a valuable compositional tool.
Two and a half years after the launch of Yamaha's impressive Motif workstation synth, the range has been further enhanced and upgraded. How much better can it get? We find out...
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